American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature, Volume I. N. P. Willis.
American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature, Volume I.
American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature, Volume I.
American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature, Volume I.
American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature, Volume I.
American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature, Volume I.
American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature, Volume I.

American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature, Volume I.

London: George Virtue, 1840. Hardcover. The engravings provide some lovely views of the Hudson River Valley, such as View From West Point, Crow's Nest from Bull Hill, View From Ruggle's House, Newburgh, Peekskill Landing, and Indian Falls near Cold Spring. There are also plates of Boston (Faneuil Hall), New York (The Ferry at Brooklyn), Washington DC (View of the Capitol), and Catskill Mountain plates. Volume I only of a two volume set. 4to, steel engraved plates of American scenes, (iv) 140pp, 1 map, 66 engravings. Contemporary half brown leather with gilt rules on front cover and gilt title on a black stamped ground. Gilt title on decorative spine with raised bands. covers are rubbed at edges and at corners; spine is rubbed and gilt title legible but worn. Internally, pages toned, and some very light fox spotting mainly on tissue guards. Two different owner signatures at ffep. Arguably Bartlett's most famous work. He visited Canada and the United States repeatedly and the illustrations show many of the principal cities of North America as well as the most famous scenic vistas of the day. Howes B209 ("aa"); Abbey 651; Sabin 3784. Very good. Item #12302

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